Job ID: 289391768  |  Last Updated: 12/11/2018

Academic General Pediatrics - Physician Scientist

Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
Applicant Contact
Patty Shipton
(717) 531-4703

Job Description

The Division of Academic General Pediatrics at the Penn State Childrens Hospital and the Penn State College of Medicine is seeking a talented physician scientist. The successful candidate will have completed an academic general pediatrics fellowship or similar program, and have a strong or growing track record of scholarship.

The successful candidate will join a well-established Division with extensive expertise and federal funding related to childhood obesity, child abuse, quality improvement, screening tests, and breastfeeding. Penn State Health also offers a vast array of clinical and academic resources, a strong collaborative atmosphere, as well as close ties with other Penn State University programs.

The freestanding childrens hospital is located near Harrisburg, PA and is a safe, family-friendly location with access to excellent public schools. Our neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, history, education, and culture. Hershey is approximately 90 minutes to Philadelphia and Baltimore and less than 2.5 hours to New York City and Washington, DC.

Applicants for this position should be board certified in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics. Will accept non-tenure or tenure track appointments at the assistant/associate/professor level, dependent on qualifications. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the positions responsibilities.

Employer Profile

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional trauma center. As Central Pennsylvanias only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Childrens Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.

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